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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91217
Current location

St Luke's Church
Sydney Street
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW3 6NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27192 78325
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular nowy-headed marble tablet with badge/motto at the top. The tablet is pink-veined white marble with the dedication in a rectangular pink marble insert with raised gilded lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS/OF THE 1ST MIDDLESEX ROYAL ENGINEERS/ (VOLUNTEERS) IN MEMORY OF THE UNDER-/MENTIONED SAPPERS OF THE BATTALION WHO/FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/[NAMES]/DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carder, T E
Eade, W A
Fidkin, S W
Hucker, F G
Smellie, G
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Initial, surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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